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ERIC Number: EJ1157445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Is the Climate Changing Where We Live?
Fick, Sarah J.
Science Teacher, v84 n7 p26-31 Oct 2017
One way to tackle climate misconceptions is to have students work with data to show how the climate is changing in their local community. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has weather stations nationwide that collect data on air temperature and precipitation that are freely available online. This article describes a lesson in which students use this data to observe and analyze climate trends and investigate how local climate trends may (or may not) differ from those in other parts of the country and the world.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nevada; California (Los Angeles); Illinois (Chicago)
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A